Black/African American Scholarships

Black Scholarships

 

Are you a student of African descent and looking a scholarship to help pay your college/university? Then you are lucky! We have compiles a list of such scholarships that is given below. Some scholarships such as the Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships, the CBC Spouses Education Scholarship, the Generation Google Scholarship, the CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship, and the McNair Scholars Program etc. are funded by Society, Companies, Organizations, Foundations, and Universities.

Check out these scholarships to help fund your education. These scholarships are intended to high-school senior, a college freshman, sophomore or junior undergraduate or graduate students of African descent.  All these scholarships provide award range from up to $400 to $1, 50,000 every year. If you find yourself to be eligible, don’t waste your time and Apply today!

The Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships

Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) a company-sponsored employee network, is pleased to announce its scholarship program. The program is open to black high school students of African descent(for example, African-American, African, or Ethiopian) who are planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs. This year, BAM will award two US$5,000 scholarships to outstanding high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology.

Provided by: Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) Company
Course: Bachelor’s degree
Eligibility: Be a high-school senior of African descent
Award: A total of $20,000.
Deadline: March 1, 2017.
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/blacks-microsoft-scholarships/

The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc (CBCF) is offering its “CBC Spouses Education Scholarship”. The program is for students of all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university. The winners will get varies amount range from $400 – $8,200.

Provided by: The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc (CBCF)
Course: An undergraduate or graduate degree
Eligibility: All majors
Award: Varies award from $400 to $8,200
Deadline: May 19, 2017.
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/cbc-spouses-education-scholarship/

The Generation Google Scholarship

At Google, they believe information should be universally accessible. Hence they are offering Generation Google Scholarship to inspire and help students.  The scholarship is open to undergraduate, graduate and high school students. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2017-2018 school year.

Provided by: Google Inc.
Course: Degree course
Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate student
Award:10,000 USD
Deadline: March 2, 2017.
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/generation-google-scholarship/

The CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. is pleased to offer Arts Scholarship program for the African-American or black student.  This award is for full-time students with majors in the performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.Scholarship award of $3,000.00 will be given to the deserving candidate.

Provided by: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.
Course: Graduate degree
Eligibility: Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Award:$3,000
Deadline: April 21, 2017.
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/cbc-spouses-heineken-usa-performing-arts-scholarship/

The Minority Trainee Development Scholarship (MTDS) Program

Supported by the American Thoracic Society, “The Minority Trainee Development Scholarship” is providing an opportunity for African American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native and Pacific Islander these trainees to attend the ATS International Conference (IC).The winners will be able to attend the ATS 2017 International Conference and attend the Diversity Forum to receive the award.

Provided by: the American Thoracic Society
Course: Training from high school through post-doctoral fellow
Eligibility: African-American trainers
Award: Varies
Deadline: March 6, 2017.
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/minority-trainee-development-scholarship-mtds-program/

The LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship

The LAGRANT Foundation is now accepting application for its 2017 Scholarship Program. TLF scholarship program is open to undergraduate students (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors only) and graduate students. 20 undergraduate ethnically diverse minority undergraduate students will receive scholarships of $2,500 each and 20 graduate students will receive scholarships of $5,000 each.

Provided by: The LAGRANT Foundation
Course: Degree course
Eligibility: Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA
Award: $1, 50,000.
Deadline:
February 28, 2017, 5:00 pm PST
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/lagrant-foundation-scholarship/

The McNair Scholars Program

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) is pleased to announce the “McNair Scholars Program” for college students who come from low-income, first-generation families, and underrepresented groups. The McNair Scholars Program is designed to prepare undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities.Winners will get up to $2,400 stipend with a four-week summer research opportunity.

Provided by: The Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)
Course: Degree course
Eligibility: Undergraduate students/ college students
Award: Up to $2,400 stipend
Deadline: February 15, 2017.
Apply Now:
http://www.iup.edu/mcnair/

TheAIChE Minority Scholarship Award

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is pleased to announce its annual AIChE Minority Scholarship Award. The award is presented to selected AIChE undergraduate student members annually.An award of $1,000 per student per scholastic year will be given that will be renewable to the following year.

Provided by: The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Course: Degree course
Eligibility: Undergraduate in chemical engineering
Award:$1,000 per student
Deadline: June 15, 2017
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/aiche-minority-scholarship-award/

ACS Scholars Program

ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000* are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.

Provided by: American Chemical Society (ACS)
Course: Degree course
Eligibility: High school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors
Award: Up to $5,000 each
Deadline: Accepted November 1 through March 1 each year.
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/acs-scholars-program/

2017 TD Ameritrade Institutional NextGen Scholarship Program

TD Ameritrade is offering 2017 TD Ameritrade Institutional NextGen Scholarship Program to promote a career in financial planning. The scholarship is one-time, the non-renewable amount of $5,000.

Provided by: TD Ameritrade Institutional
Course: Bachelor’s degree
Eligibility: Be a current college freshman, sophomore or junior
Award:One $50,000 grant and one $25,000 grant
Deadline: May 31, 2017
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/td-ameritrade-institutional-nextgen-scholarship-grant-programs/

AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is pleased to offer AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students. The fellowship seeks to increase the representation of ethnically diverse CPA professors in college/university classrooms.The AICPA Foundation awards annual fellowships of $12,000 to full-time minority accounting scholars who demonstrate significant potential to become accounting educators.

Provided by: The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Course: A doctoral program and pursuing appropriate coursework
Eligibility: Minority Doctoral Students
Award: $12,000
Deadline: May 15, 2017.
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/aicpa-fellowship-for-minority-doctoral-students/

The National Black Farmers Association Scholarship

The National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) Scholarship Program today opened the application period for 2018 scholarships.The program provides scholarships of up to$5,000 to students pursuing agriculture-related study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school. Awards are for undergraduate study and graduate study. A minimum of twenty (20) awards will be granted.

Provided by: The National Black Farmers Association (NBFA)
Course: Agriculture-related
Eligibility: Be African American farmers or dependent children
Award: Up to$5,000
Deadline: Application will open in month of march
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/national-black-farmers-association-scholarship/

The Ron Brown Scholar Program

The Ron Brown Scholar Fund is offering the Ron Brown Scholar Program for high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship. Twenty or more students are designated as Ron Brown Scholars and will receive $10,000 annually for four years, for a total of $40,000.

Provided by: The Ron Brown Scholar Fund
Course: High school course
Eligibility: Be a current high school senior
Award:$40,000
Deadline: January 9th each year.
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/ron-brown-scholar-program/

The NABA National Scholarship Program Application

The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) is offering three types of scholarships named as NABA National Scholarship, Corporate Partner Scholarships, and NABA Member Scholarship Awards. The national scholarship program is open to the undergraduate or graduate students in the field of accounting, finance, or business students.Winning candidates will receive 50 national scholarships annually ranging from $1,000 – $5,000.

Provided by: The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Inc.
Course: A master’s level business program
Eligibility: Be African-American (Black) or of African descent.
Award:$1,000 – $5,000.
Deadline: January 31steach year.
Apply Now:http://usascholarships.com/naba-national-scholarship-program-application/

The Louie F. Cox Memorial – Ak Steel African American Scholarship

The Louie F. Cox Memorial – Ak Steel African American Scholarship applications are accepted directly by the Middletown Community Foundation. To apply, the student must be an African-American high school senior who will graduate from a high school located within the counties of Butler and Warren in Ohio.The scholarship is in the amount of $5,000 annually, renewable for a maximum of three years, a total potential scholarship of $20,000.

Provided by: The Middletown Community Foundation
Course: Graduate course
Eligibility: Be an African-American high school senior
Award: A total potential scholarship of $20,000.
Deadline: Varies
Apply Now:http://mcfoundation.org/scholarships/HSScholarships/cox.html

The Florida Library Association Scholarships

The Florida Library Association (FLA) Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce “Florida Library Association Scholarships”. If a candidate is an FLA member in good standing for 2017, he/she is eligible to apply for the scholarships programs. The Florida Library Association (FLA) will $ 2000 each year for each the three scholarships.

Provided by: The Florida Library Association (FLA)
Course: Graduate degree course
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Florida
Award:$2000
Deadline: Varies
Apply Now: http://usascholarships.com/florida-library-association-scholarships/

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